Man threatens to jump off Casablanca roof Pleasureland Southport

Police cordoned off Kingsway and the Esplanade, Southport, at about 8:15pm tonight (Wednesday 2nd July 2014) when a man threatened to throw himself off the top of the building.

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ABOVE: Police ask members of the public to keep a good distance away.

The man was discovered standing on top of the building at about 8:15pm.

Southport Police, fire-fighters, and paramedics were called to the scene at 8:30pm and closed off the road.

A police negotiator was seen talking with the man on the roof for over an hour.

The man eventually climbed down into the arms of the police officer.

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The man was seen to hug the police office once he was on the ground.

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The man was led to safety into a waiting vehicle with blacked out windows.

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Fire-fighters, paramedics were stationed on Morrison’s petrol station on standby throughout the incident.

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